My mother first showed the signs of mild cognitive loss around 2008. She had retired to Mechanicsburg, PA from Westchester County, NY in 1995 and lived in a senior apartment complex.
The study of aging—gerontology—is a science that has made incredible progress over the last 30 years. Gerontology now acknowledges that it is important to consider the entire person, remembering that as well as physical needs, older adults have spiritual, emotional, and social needs.
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